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Chemical FormulaC15H24O9
Molecular weight348.346 g/mol
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Traditional NameLeonuride
CAS Registry Number52949-83-4


Leonurus cardiaca, known as motherwort, is an herbaceous perennial plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae. Other common names include throw-wort, lion’s ear, and lion’s tail. Lion’s tail also being a common name for Leonotis leonurus, and lion’s ear, a common name for Leonotis nepetifolia. Originally from Central Asia and southeastern Europe, it is now found worldwide, spread largely due to its use as a herbal remedy.


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